I had no idea that rubber hands had so many amazing uses! Who knew that a little loop of rubber could come in handy in so many different ways. Below you will find a list of the best rubber band hacks out there! Next time you are at the store and see a bag of rubber bands, you will probably want to buy them to have on hand. You will find plenty of ways to utilize those nifty rubber bands around the house! Sit back and scroll and learn all the ways a rubber band could come in handy next time you can’t open a jar, or have clothes falling off your hangers
Genius Ways to Use Rubber Bands
Limit Soap Dispenser
Have a little one around and you want to limit how much soap comes out. Wrap a rubber band around the neck of the dispenser, this will keep it from being pushed all the way down, and make less soap come out.
Wrap rubber bands around each end of the hanger, and this will help prevent shirts and blouses from slipping off the ends.
Paint Brush Scraper
Place a rubber band around the center of a gallon paint can, and use it to wipe off the extra paint on a paint brush. The excess paint will drip right back into the can.
Take colored rubber bands and wrap around the base of a glass, to mark whose glass is whose. Each person will get a different color. Or you can attach a little piece of paper with their name.
Pack Clothes Tightly
Roll up your shirts, sweaters, pants, and then wrap in rubber bands. With will make them nice and snug and give you more room in your luggage.
Stabilize Cutting Boards
Have a cutting board that slips around on the counter. Wrap a rubber band around each side of the cutting board to add grip to the counter. It will keep it in place when you are chopping away.
Give More Room in Pants
If your pants need a little bit more room to fit your belly in, great for those who are pregnant, try this tip. Secure a rubber band around the button, and the hoop, so you don’t have to actually button your pants. It will give you a little bit more room in your pants.
Have a lid you can’t get open this rubber band hack will make you smile. Wrap the rubber band around the lid and it will act as a grip and make opening the jar a breeze.
If you are taking your crockpot to say a potluck, and want to keep the lid on. Wrap a rubber band around each handle and then wrap around the center of the lid, to keep it locked down. This will help prevent any spills.
Keep Spoon From Slipping in Pan
When you are cooking and go to stir a dish, and then set the spoon on the side of pan, and it slips down. Wrap a rubber band around the spatula or spoon and when you put it to the side of the pan, it will grip and not fall in.
Apple from Browning
If you slice up an apple, wrap a rubber around the apple to secure it, and it will prevent it from browning!
Remove Damaged Screw
Have a screw that is damaged and you can’t get it out. Place a rubber band between the screwdriver and the head of the screw, and it will add a good grip. Then firmly turn the screwdriver to remove the screw.